Ritz Mock Apple Pie

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by NoSpringChicken

Let your family members or guests eat some of this before asking if they know what it contains!!! The title tells it all. It is surprisingly good...and a fun thing to do, especially with children. Serve warm with ice cream or a cheese wedge.

Top Review by rjryan2011

My Mom use to always talk about how Grandma made a mock apple pie using Ritz crackers during the depression. I've always wanted to try one, and now that I've found a recipe I will! Thank You!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Roll out bottom crust of pastry and fit into 9 inch pie plate.
  2. Break crackers coarsely into pastry lined pan; set aside.
  3. In saucepan, combine water, sugar and cream of tartar; bring to a boil.
  4. Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add lemon juice and rind.
  6. Let stand at room temperature until cool.
  7. Slowly pour syrup over crackers, letting it seep in some as you go along.
  8. Dot top with butter; sprinkle with cinnamon.
  9. Cover with top crust; flute edges.
  10. Cut slits in top crust.
  11. Bake in preheated 425 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until crust is crisp and golden.

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